Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24th, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies.
October 24th is a day to resolve to make changes in our own diets and to take action to solve food-related problems in our communities at the local, state, and national level. This year’s theme is “Toward a Greener Diet.”
Why Food Day?
The typical American diet is contributing to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Those problems cost Americans more than $150 billion per year. Plus, a meat-heavy diet takes a terrible toll on the environment. Eating Real can save your own health and put our food system on a more humane, sustainable path.
The most important ingredient in Food Day […]
Breast cancer is caused by hereditary factors and lifestyle. Specifically, the primary causes of breast cancer are nutritional deficiencies, exposure to environmental toxicity, inflammation, and estrogen dominance and the resultant breakdown in genetic integrity and immune surveillance. Eating whole and unprocessed foods can decrease inflammation in the body and reduce the chances of developing breast cancer. Also, synthetic hormone replacement therapy has been indicated as causing elevated estrogen levels that are correlated with increased chance of breast cancer.
Signs to watch for:
- Changes in breast tissue – it is important to check your breast tissue to identify any thickening or lumps
- Nipple discharge or nipple inversion
- Dimpling or indentation of the breast tissue
- Enlarged lymph nodes in the armpits
- Redness of the breast tissue
As naturopathic physicians at Rejuvena, we’d prefer to focus on breast health and ways to […]
Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This year’s event is set for Wednesday, September 28, 2016, and in future years, is always held on the last Wednesday in September. This unique national program – with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. – focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women.
This year more than 500 groups across the country will host women’s health and fitness events at senior centers, hospitals, health clubs, park and recreation districts, local health and service organizations, schools, retirement communities, houses of worship, and other community locations. An estimated 50,000 to 75,000 women of all ages are expected to participate in the local activities.
We’ll be posting some specific suggestions […]